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Chairman Peter Emerson Jones, 84, founded this Cheshire builder and developer in 1959. The group works in the US and Portugal as well as the UK, with projects including golf courses and residential and commercial properties. Economic growth in Florida, where the group completed 331 homes and an apartment development at Daytona Beach, helped sales rise 16% to £286.7m in 2018.

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Company details
Year2019
Rank72
CompanyThe Emerson Group
ActivityBuilder, property developer
LocationCheshire
Sales £m286.7
Operating profit £m99.3
Main shareholders

Jones family trusts (100%)

Staff184
Founded1959
Websitewww.emerson.co.uk

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